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1258. In accentuated texts

In accentuated texts, the copulative compounds have uniformly the accent (acute) on the final of the stem.

a. Exceptions are a case or two in AV., where doubtless the reading is false: thus, vātāparjanyā̀ (once: beside -nyáyos), devamanuṣyā̀ s (once: ÇB. -syá), brahmarājanyā̀ bhyām (also VS.); further, vākopavākyà (ÇB.), açanāyā́pipāse (ÇB.).